On Friday, September 4, 2020, at 11:48 p.m. Beaumont Police responded to E. Lucas at Pine Burr in reference to an auto-pedestrian accident. Officers arrived and located a male victim lying on the sidewalk who was pronounced deceased on scene.

Detectives obtained information about a dark colored vehicle leaving the scene and are urging the public to come forward with any information reference this auto-pedestrian fatality.

The victim was identified as Joseph Wayne Turner, age 26 from Beaumont

If you have any information, please contact the Beaumont Police Department 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).